Little Trickle Farm/Heather Product List
Organic sourdough bread, croutons, Freshly ground flour: wheat, rye, speltGarlic, Grass-fed Beef, organic non-certified chicken, turkey|
Little Trickle Farm is run by Patrick Carter and Heather MacMillan. We raise grass fed beef, poultry and we grow about 6 different varieties of garlic. Last year was our first year farming together as a business, but have been growing garlic for a few years and learning about raising cattle for the past two. Although we didn't grow up as farmers, we have a great love for the outdoors, animals, food and would like all of these things to be given the respect and attention they deserve to create a sustainable environment for ourselves and others. Together we also run Heather's Hearth, which is a small on-farm bakery that focuses on organic sourdough bread and freshly ground flour. The bread is all naturally leavened using no instant yeast, made in small batches by hand and baked in a wood fired earthen oven. Most varieties of bread contain at least 25% or more fresh ground flour in them. This grain is bought from local farmers and is ground less than 24 hours before using it.
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Bread Ingredients: Organic wheat flour, water, sourdough starter (flour and water), salt. Depending on varieties there can also be an assortment of these organic ingredients: Whole Rye flour, Kamut flour, Spelt flour, Oats, Honey, Sunflower Oil, flaxseeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, cranberries, garlic
Practices (our standards for raising or making our products)
Sourdough Bread: We use all organic ingredients, 90% being certified organic. Some of the grain we buy from local farmers is raised using organic methods, but is not certified. We know the farmers we buy from and trust them. Salt used in the bread is always sea salt. Our breads are made using the simplest but highest quality ingredients we can find, which is naturally reflected in the flavour of the bread. Most of our products other than grain are bought from Mountain Path, which is a local Eastern Ontario company and grain mill providing organic products. The wood we use in the oven is free off-cuts from local sawmills and a local timberframe builder. We try to always burn clean fires when heating our oven. Garlic: Our garlic is grown using organic methods, but is not certified organic. We believe in fostering soil fertility and healthy bacterial growth in our soil using cover crops, mulching, composted manure, minimal tillage, manual weeding and crop rotation. Diversity in our garden and leaving wild spaces for beneficial insects and other plants is another way we keep the environment around us and our crops healthy. Grass-fed Beef: Our cattle spend the whole growing season on pasture eating grass and other leguminous greens. They are rotated to new pasture almost every day, which promotes the health and productivity of the pasture growth as well as the cattle. Our cattle are never fed any grain and no growth hormones or antibiotics are given to them. Pastured Poultry: Our chickens and turkeys are fed all-organic, non-GMO feed from Homestead Organics. They are raised as small chicks in a warm, clean brooder with natural light and then are kept in enclosed chicken tractors that are moved to fresh pasture everyday. In supplement of their feed, they eat grass, insects and other plants. Besides the white meat chickens, we also raise a small amount of heritage meat breeds that take longer to raise, have less meat, but more flavour.
Our websites & Social Media Pages: www.heathershearth.ca www.littletricklefarm.ca Facebook: www.facebook.com/littletricklefarm www.facebook.com/heathershearth Instagram: @littletricklefarm @heathershearth
Baked Goods and Desserts: Bread
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Seedy Cranberry Sourdough -Frozen
5 available. Order number of loaves. 700g oblong loaf Ingredients: Organic white bread flour, freshly ground Red Fife whole wheat flour, dried cranberries (with sunflower oil & sweetened with cane sugar), organic sunflower and pumpkin seeds, well water, sourdough culture, sea salt.
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Spelt Kamut Sourdough Bread- Frozen
5 available. Order number of loaves. 900 gram loaf (2 lbs) Available frozen. Slicing requests available for complete order cycle. Sorry this month there won't be any available sliced. Ingredients: freshly ground organic whole spelt flour, freshly ground organic whole kamut flour, well water, sea salt, sourdough culture
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Turmeric Black Sesame Sourdough
1 available. Order number of loaves. This beautiful loaf has a mild turmeric flavour with a bright eye-popping interior! Perfect for sandwiches, entertaining or just toast with butter. 700g oblong loaf. Ingredients: Organic sifted bread flour, Organic All Purpose flour, organic fresh ground whole wheat flour, well water, sourdough culture, Organic turmeric powder, black Sesame seeds (topping), sea salt.
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Valley Sourdough Sandwich Bread
7 available. Order number of loaves. This is our classic sourdough bread baked into a loaf pan. Available with or without seeds. Please request in notes if you want seeds on top (flax & sesame). Ingredients: Organic white bread flour, organic whole wheat flour, Freshly ground whole Red fife organic flour, well water, sourdough culture, sea salt,
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Walnut Raisin Sourdough
2 available. Order number of loaves. One of my market favourites, this variety is perfect for breakfast or a snack! Baked in a large 900g loaf pan shape. Sorry slicing is not available.
Meats: Beef - Grass-fed
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Grass Fed Beef Bones
Order number of packages. You will be billed for exact PROCESSED weight (between 0.5 and 2 pounds) Grass Fed Beef Marrow bones make delicious soup stock! They are highly nutritious and make any pot roast that much more amazing. Packages usually contain about 2-3 pieces of bone about 1.5-2 inches thick.
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Grass Fed Beef Octoberfest Sausages
6 available. Order number of packages. You will be billed for exact PROCESSED weight (between 0.75 and 1.4 pounds) ALL Beef sausages come in packs of four. Perfect for the BBQ or baked in the oven!
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Grass Fed Knuckle Bones
Order number of packages. You will be billed for exact PROCESSED weight (between 1 and 3 pounds) You will be billed for exact PROCESSED weight (approx. 1 - 3 pounds) Grass Fed Beef Knuckle bones make delicious soup stock! They are highly nutritious and make any pot roast that much more amazing. Knuckle bones in particular are from the joints of the animal. These joints contain lots of collagen-great for skin, hair and fingernails. This is what helps your broth gel. They can be large (up to 3lbs!). One large one fits into a crock pot.
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Grass-fed beef bone broth
4 available. Order number of containers. Bone broth made from our very own bones! Make a soup, or sip it on it's own to warm up :) Each container is 450g worth of beautiful gelatinized broth simmered for 24 hours. This broth comes frozen. Ingredients: Well water, Grass-fed knuckle and marrow bones, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, bay leaves.